From Hans Christian Andersen's story to the screen by Jean Renoir, Catherine Hessling as Karen evokes delight and pathos. Wikipedia... Spoiler included. On a cold New Year's Eve, a poor girl tries to sell matches in the street. She is freezing badly, but she is afraid to go home because her father will beat her for not selling any matches. She takes shelter in a nook and lights the matches to warm herself. In their glow, she sees several lovely visions including a Christmas tree and a holiday... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Catherine Hessling, French cinema, Hans Christian Andersen, Jean Renoir, silent films
In "I'm a Fool", James Dean plays "The Boy" aka "Walter Mathers" alongside Eddie Albert's on-screen narration of the same character. Natalie Wood appears in this "Fool", cast as the young woman Dean falls in love with. favoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, Drama, Natalie Wood, James Dean
Half Dome and El Capitan. Nevada and Bridal Veil Falls. These names conjure up so many different memories for the millions of people that have been lucky enough to visit Yosemite National Park. Come and explore some of the more well known of this park's unique features in this short video tour entitled 'Yosemite Wonders'. *** Watch the full quality MPEG2 file on your SVCD compatible DVD Player or use a software DVD player like WinDVD or PowerDVD to watch on your computer monitor. *** favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: yosemite, national, park, california, half dome, el capitan, vacation, spectacular, scenery
A reporter hears that a famous actress is dying in a hospital after being hit by a car. She goes to the hospital to interview the actress, who tells the reporter that her wealthy fiance, who was killed in an accident several years before, was actually murdered. Before long the reporter finds herself in a web of corruption, mental illness and murder. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 6 reviews ) Topics: Film-Noir, Crime, Crime Drama
Episode of the popular 50's TV series, "Mama" (AKA "I Remember Mama"), starring Peggy Wood. This light-hearted Classic TV series was about a immigrant family in 1910's America. The shows mix of drama and Comedy proved popular with both the critics and the American public. Sadly, Most episodes of this show are lost. This is a kinescope of a 1950 episode, Complete with original Maxwell House Coffee commercials. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Mama, Classic TV, 50's TV, Drama, Sitcom, Kinescope, Maxwell House Coffee, Old Time Television,...
We Can't Keep Quiet exposes FCC laws and other trends that limit diversity of thought and expression on the airwaves. By: Muriel Goodman. TRT: 4 min 5 sec favoritefavoritefavorite ( 9 reviews ) Topics: freedom of speech, censorship, first amendment